Instagram Influencer Spotlight On: Mandy Stans @mandy_stans

1) Tell us a little about yourself. What are you doing now and where do you come from?

I’m a mother, wife and personal trainer as well as nutrition coach. I’m exploring life over 40 and all of the opportunities that it offers a person in my demographic. I’m from northern Ontario and love showing men and women that life BEGINS after 40!

2) What are your topics of interest? What do you post on Instagram the most?


3) How did your Instagram name come about?

“Lifestyle” is the word that encapsulates everything that I like to represent on my page. Also, as a trainer and nutrition coach, I advocate for healthy living or a healthy lifestyle rather than dieting.

4) What are some apps you use to edit your photos? Share with us your photo-editing routine!

I don’t do tons of editing, but I do use Canva as well as an app called AirBrush.

5) Any Instagrammers whom you really like? Which Instagrammer inspires you the most?


6) What’s your favorite part about being an influencer?

It is fun to try new things!
I am glad to help people around my age to discover that the world is not made only for millennials.

7) What’s your favorite part about StarNgage? Any exciting campaigns that you have joined through StarNgage before?

I came across StarNgage just recently so I’m looking forward to exploring what this platform has to offer.

8) What are some of your top tips to brands for running campaigns? How do you maintain authenticity?

I believe in creating organic posts. I like to think that I am relatable yet admirable and build a relationship with my followers so that they can trust and what I post about. Authenticity is important to me.

9) What would your advice be on the importance of quality and original content?

Quality and originality are important to me because I take pride in what I do and it is important to me to ensure that the brands that I am working with are well-represented.

Complacency is my least favourite thing and I try to be original so that I can stand out in the crowd.

10) What do you like best about partnering with brands?

It gives me new opportunities to explore products and services that I might not otherwise. I also enjoy sharing those experiences with my followers.


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